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Damen Shipyards Group handed over a new, next-generation, Damen RSD Tug 2513 to Tug Malta, one of Malta’s leading tug operators.
Five crew members from a tugboat are missing after it collided with a containership in the Java Sea. A total of eight crew members were rescued after the accident.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. conducted a successful sea trial in the Port of Nagoya of the MOL Group-operated tugboat “13 Tamashio” using next-generation renewable biodiesel fuel developed by euglena Co.
World’s first fully-electric handling tug was recently launched into the water at Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam, on December 4, as Damen reported.
NYK Line, the classification society Class NK and the power systems provider IHI Power Systems inked an agreement in order to set the world’s first ammonia-fueled tugboat into practical use.
On 7 July, Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam, hosted a keel laying ceremony concerning a fully electric tug vessel that Damen is constructing for the Ports of Auckland.
The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) issued guidelines concerning static towing assembly. In fact, the report provides technical guidance on selecting fit for purpose towing assemblies that reduce injury risks to crewmembers or damage to equipment, while boost the effectiveness of static towing operations.
The technology group Wärtsilä in collaboration with PSA Marine successfully completed IntelliTug project’s sea trials. In fact, through their initiative both sides aim to further enable autonomous navigation.
Abu Dhabi Ports along with the vessel engineer Robert Allan Ltd., shake their hands in order to develop the world’s first fully unmanned autonomous commercial marine tugboats. Specifically, the tugs are expected to join SAFEEN, Abu Dhabi Ports’ service arm, once completed.
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